Serra-Negra et al.11 in research in Brazil prevalence of 21.5% of nocturnal bruxism
self-reported by patients.
Effectiveness of botulinum toxin type A treatment of neck pain related to nocturnal bruxism
: a case report.
(the authors summarized the currently available diagnostic procedures and treatment options for trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, and myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome); "The Evaluation of the Clinical Effects of Botulinum Toxin on Nocturnal Bruxism
" by F.
Effect of botulinum toxin injection on nocturnal bruxism
: a randomized controlled trial.
Association between nocturnal bruxism
and gastroesophageal reflux.
Bruxism can occur while awake (diurnal bruxism) or during sleep (nocturnal bruxism
* Used for monitoring of nocturnal bruxism
and jaw muscle tracking
Interestingly, although some studies have reported bruxism as a side effect of SSRIs, (2), (3) at least 1 case report found that SSRIs reduced nocturnal bruxism
(involuntary repetitive grinding or clenching of the teeth during sleep) affects approximately 8-21% of adults.
DATA WATCH Sleep Disorders in Children Age Group Early Late Preschool Elementary Elementary Sleep Problem (N=399) (N=286) (N=213) Sleep-disordered breathing 8% 13% 14% Excessive daytime sleepiness 11 17 21 Sleepwalking 9 19 19 Sleep terrors 39 22 20 Nocturnal bruxism
32 33 28 Two or more insomnia symptoms 21 13 23 Bedtime resistance 29 28 23 Age Group Middle School Sleep Problem (N=140) Sleep-disordered breathing 12% Excessive daytime sleepiness 20 Sleepwalking 17 Sleep terrors 13 Nocturnal bruxism
16 Two or more insomnia symptoms 18 Bedtime resistance 13 Source: J.
(NB) is defined as abnormal maxillomandibular activity during sleep, characterized by grinding and clenching of the teeth [1, 2].